Tag: Educational

  • The Truth About Phones On Airplanes

    These days, being cut off from your smart phone is more than annoying. So nearly everyone moans and groans when flight attendants ask passengers to turn off their electronics, including smart phones, during a commercial flight.  For some time now, nerds have been slowing gathering the courage to question this silly regulation. Thankfully, Anthony of DNews […]

  • Does Hitting The Snooze Button Actually Help

    Popular educational channel Asap SCIENCE asks a question pertinent to millions of people on a tight schedule in the morning.  Should you use the snooze button when you wake up in the morning? It’s difficult to find anyone who doesn’t hit the snooze a few times to grab a couple more Z’s, but science shows it might actually be […]

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  • What’s The Longest Word In Your Language?

    As a master of many languages, seventeen year old polygot Timothy Doner had the opportunity to ask his multinational friends what the longest word in their language is. Some of the words are so long, they almost seem made up.  But in the end Sweden probably wins as their long word is more or less a short […]

  • Where Is This Video?

    Where are digital online videos? Where is the original? It’s an interesting philosophical question. Michael of Vsauce discusses where online videos really ‘are’ in his latest video.    Read more: http://www.viralviralvideos.com/2014/04/15/where-is-this-video/

  • Alternative Voting Explained

    Democracy is all good, but maybe we should rethink the way we vote. Alternative voting is a more precise way to instate the person more people want. It also helps stop the two party exclusive system.   Read more: http://www.viralviralvideos.com/2011/04/12/alternative-vote-explained/

  • Are Hong Kong And Macau Countries

    Most people have heard of Hong Kong, but what about Macau? Macau is another even smaller island that China considers its own, yet gives some form of independence.  Oddly enough, when travelling between China, Hong Kong, and Macau, everyone must have their passports stamped. They even have their own political systems, their own police, and […]

  • Is Killer Bee Honey Dangerous?!

    They are named killer bees for a reason, right? Their honey is delicious though, so how dangerous is it to actually get some of that lovely gold stuff? Advertisement Read more: https://www.viralviralvideos.com/2017/05/30/is-killer-bee-honey-dangerous/

  • Amusing Facts About Amusement Parks

    Have you ever wondered where the Ferris wheel got its name? It’s actually named after the creator of the amusement park ride, George Washington Gale Ferris. John Green of Mental Floss reviews this and more in this new list video about amusement parks.    Read more: http://www.viralviralvideos.com/2014/08/20/amusing-facts-about-amusement-parks/

  • Expert Explains Why The Economy Is Still Bad

    Robert Reich explains the Real problems with the economy. The economy has doubled since 1980, but wages for workers are basically the same after taking inflation into account. The richest are getting richer, the poor are getting poorer. In just two minute, Reich explains why our economy and our country as a whole are in […]

  • 38 Sweet Facts About Candy

    In honor of Halloween, popular Internet nerd John Green investigates candy on his weekly Mental Floss educational-list show.  Finally, discover just how many licks it takes to get to the center of a Tootsie Roll Pop, and 37 other Sweet Facts About Candy in the new video.    Read more: http://www.viralviralvideos.com/2013/10/23/38-sweet-facts-about-candy/